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Re: Trump number IIX - another card in the Tarochi Goes West series

To talk about the Hanged Man card in the west, I should have mentioned the hanged men of Geofroy and the AP: CGAP.PNG Anonymous Parisien ; https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b105109624 Catelin Geofroy : Tor Gjerde's site cards.old.no is good, http://cards.old.no/1557-geofroy/ but the images are o...

Re: Trump number IIX - another card in the Tarochi Goes West series

I wasn't sure; B.R could certainly stand for Bibliothèque royale. But weren't these cards only given to the library much later? Did they even put playing cards into libraries in ancient regime France? After there was no king, the national library stamp couldn't have been B.R. with a crown.

Trump number IIX - another card in the Tarochi Goes West series

Here is Hanged Man in Cary sheet, Viéville, and Noblet. Cary sheet tarot; Hanged Man RH595.jpg Cary sheet : https://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3835917 VN Hanged.PNG Jacques Viéville : https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10510963k Jean Noblet : https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10...

Re: Tarocchi goes west

I have just seen about 30 cancers, and a smaller number of scorpios, in books of hours. The scorpios look just like the lobster on the card, if you take off the hooked tail. Scorpios are usually shown with the body vertical and the head on top, and thus the resemblance to the card is immediate and s...

Re: Tarocchi goes west

SteveM writes However, whether intended as Ganymede or not, there is most certainly the resemblance to the sign of Aquarius. Also, in the Tarot de Marseille at least, reading it as Aquarius would be in keeping with the other two celestial trumps, which also seem to depict or at least suggest zodiaca...

Re: Tarocchi goes west

About the Fool and the Bagato in the Notturno Napoletano poem, if the Fool was played according the rules as I understand them, the dialog would have to go something like this: C: This trick of coins, here I win it with a Queen. T: That is the Queen of swords, you fool. C: Yes, and here I play Il Ma...

Re: Tarocchi goes west

In books of hours, the Aquarius seems to be male far more often than female, and naked far more often than clothed. It is the Zodiac constellation of January, and books of hours often have one image of an activity for the month, and another of the star sign for the month, so a page might have one pi...

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